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Sean Robichaud is lead counsel and owner of Robichaud's.
2017 Thursday, July 27,

The set-date system in Ontario needs change and here’s how…

By |2019-04-23T21:29:23-04:00July 27th, 2017|

Complacency starts in set-date Court. A solution on how small changes can have profound effects on delay. Today, across the Province of Ontario, hundreds of lawyers and thousands of unrepresented accused will waste [...]

2017 Monday, July 10,

7 practical tips on digital evidence for lawyers. Protection, preservation, tracking, and privilege.

By |2017-07-10T22:14:23-04:00July 10th, 2017|

7 tips for lawyers on guarding privilege, protecting client rights, and tracking evidence in the digital age. When I was an articling student, my principal Jack Pinkofsky used to always [...]

2017 Friday, June 30,

The case of Bradshaw: hearsay, gun shots, and reliability.

By |2017-07-01T06:52:32-04:00June 30th, 2017|

The Supreme Court of Canada has made it clear: hearsay is presumptively inadmissible (or so I heard...) The case of Bradshaw. Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada released their decision of R. v. Bradshaw and [...]

2017 Tuesday, June 20,

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

By |2017-07-02T09:15:32-04:00June 20th, 2017|

Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Ontario, Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". These charges are also commonly [...]

2017 Monday, April 10,

The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Impaired Driving

By |2017-04-10T21:15:59-04:00April 10th, 2017|

The legalization of marijuana and its impact of impaired driving laws in Canada The legalization of marijuana brings with it many controversies including how it will affect those charged with impaired driving in [...]

2017 Monday, April 3,

“The Best Criminal Lawyer in Toronto” …and other marketing falsehoods

By |2018-03-19T21:26:06-04:00April 3rd, 2017|

"The best criminal lawyer in Toronto" ...and other marketing falsehoods. "I’ve wrestled with alligators. I’ve tussled with a whale. I done handcuffed lightning, and throw thunder in jail. You know [...]

2017 Saturday, February 25,

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixes

By |2017-06-14T16:04:42-04:00February 25th, 2017|

Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian's fair trial rights: 11 easy fixes Last week, Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi called upon the federal government to consider a drastic reduction, and removal in [...]

2017 Friday, February 3,

We are all Groia: in defence of the defenders

By |2018-02-28T11:12:43-04:00February 3rd, 2017|

We are Groia. "What's an advocate?" In part, this is the question that the Supreme Court of Canada will have to answer after granting leave in the case of Groia vs. The Law Society of Upper Canada.  For [...]